10 Questions to Ask Your Wife Every Year + MORE

10 Questions to Ask Your Wife Every Year + MORE
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Drill of the Week: The Four Corner Circuit + MORE

New week, new you! To help shake off your case of the Mondays, we’re back with another Drill of the Week as we take a look at a tough conditioning challenge. For any athlete out there looking to improve their endurance, strength, and determination, then the Four Corner Circuit is a perfect f.... More »
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An American National Sport Coaches Association? + MORE

I have been living in Alexandria, Va for the past two years. I quickly recognized that many national and regional associations representing groups of professionals or an industry are headquartered here.  A sampling of my favorites include: There must be dozens more associations like this here in.... More »

SPORTSMANSHIP: HS Boys Lax Team Intrudes on Visiting Girls Before Playoff Game

Well, what happened the other day in Yorktown, NY? Depending on who you talk to, there was some sort of dust-up between the members of the Yorktown HS boys lax team…and the Somers HS girls lax team that clearly ruffled some feathers – especially on the Somers side. Many of the Somers parents.... More »

When Your Athlete is Too Hard on Him/Herself + MORE

Got a child who is a perfectionist? Who comes home too hard on him or herself after making mistakes in a game or practice? Who always focuses on what went wrong instead of what went right? Is your child struggling with being too hard on him or herself? Are you at a loss to know...Read More .... More »
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Why Perfectionist Sports Kids Aren’t So Perfect + MORE

What’s The Problem With Perfectionism? Perfectionist sports kids show up to practice on time and work hard to improve their skills. Coaches like them because they follow directions. Sounds perfect, right? But there’s a problem with perfectionist sports kids—often, both in sports and life..... More »

The National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA), the only Association comprised of NBA, ABA, Harlem Globetrotters and WNBA alumni, today announced a formal partnership with CoachUp – a service that connects athletes with private coaches. The mutually beneficial relationship will provide paid private coaching opportunities for NBRPA Members, while delivering a number of highly qualified basketball coaches to CoachUp…

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There is a new docu-series (reality show) called Friday Night Tykes on the Esquire Network, which follows five youth football teams in San Antonio. To say the show is controversial doesn’t do it justice.
I’ve watched the first two episodes, and almost wish I could have that two hours of my life back…

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national flag football tournament 1390516993 170343472 10 Questions to Ask Your Wife Every Year + MOREIt’s not getting any easier being a big league hitter.  Consider that in 2003, only three pitchers lit up the radar gun at 95 mph or more on at least 700 of their pitches, according to the Wall Street Journal’s Matthew Futterman.  Last season, 17 pitchers were able to bring that speed consistently…

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The best remedy for marriage conflict is marriage communication. Disagreements, fights, impasses, separations, and divorce can be traced back to poor communication more than any other factor. Likewise, listening amounts to some of the best relationship medicine around.
Listening works best when we ask good questions…

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I believe that the story of Grantland’s publication of the “Dr. V” piece, which we discussed here yesterday, is, at heart, a story about diversity. Or the lack of it.
Diversity is often portrayed as an end, a goal. It’s not. It’s a means. It’s a way for organizations and individuals to be better at doing their jobs…

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